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August 31, 2013

Church news, Aug. 31, 2013

Editor’s note: Area faith-based institutions should send their event submissions at least two weeks before the event to Kokomo Tribune Religion Calendar, 300 N. Union St., P.O. Box 9014, Kokomo, IN 46901, or email ktnews@kokomotribune.com. Be sure to include details of your event and the church’s street address.

Calvary Baptist Church

The church is planning an Old Time Gospel Hour at 6 p.m. Sept. 8 at 1967 W. Boulevard. The event is free, but a freewill offering will be taken.

Included on the program will be Mary Larison, Marcy Stahl, Ernie Rakestraw, Irma Sanders, and Jack and Marian Parker. Phil Drake will play piano and Patti Foust will lead hymn singing.

Center Road Church of Christ

The church will host a Branson-style concert by George Dyer at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at 899 W. 300 South. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at Joy Christian Bookstore, 1802 E. Vaile Ave.; Priced Rite, 2112 W. Sycamore St.; and Strickler Jewelers, 3210 S. Lafountain St. They also are available by calling 765-455-0938.

Dyer has appeared with symphonies and opera companies throughout the U.S. and Europe. He has performed musical theater and starred in two video series for Trinity Broadcasting Network.

Christ Lutheran Church

Pianist Jim Hendricks will be featured during the first event in the Music at Christ concert series at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at 3401 S. Dixon Road. His arrangements of traditional gospel and contemporary Christian music are characterized by technical ability and passion. Hendricks has performed more than 1,200 Christian piano concerts in churches across the country, including the Crystal Cathedral. He has also been a featured symphonic orchestra soloist of Rachmaninoff’s piano music and has performed with such greats as the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dave Brubeck, Della Reese, Jack Jones, Clark Terry, and Louie Bellson.

A free-will offering will be taken.

Faith United Methodist Church

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